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Myth: History in the Making

MobyRank MobyScore
Amstrad CPC
...
...
NES
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0.7
Amiga
78
4.4
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Description

In this platform game, you are a mere mortal who has been called by the Gods to defeat several mythological creatures that have been turned bad by the evil Dameron.

Myth: History in the Making is a platform game with a lot of fighting. The levels of this game deal with different mythologies, from ancient Greece to the Vikings, over to Valhalla (where none other than the hammer-wielding Thor awaits you), and more.

Apart from jumping from platform to platform, you'll also fight the enemies and bosses in your path with a variety of weapons - in the beginning you have only fists to defend yourself, but later you'll find more powerful weapons, such as swords and axes. There are many various types of enemies, different on every level. Typically, enemies keep appearing and coming at you from all sides, no matter how many of them you kill - so you have to keep moving.

Some obstacles in the game require not only brute force, but also a bit of thinking and puzzle-solving (and guesswork) to get past.

Screenshots

Myth: History in the Making NES Level 03 - Cut off the Medusa head to use against the level boss.
Myth: History in the Making ZX Spectrum Those swinging axes are sharp like razor.
Myth: History in the Making ZX Spectrum Dameron's first vulnerable part is his mouth.
Myth: History in the Making ZX Spectrum The Ankh symbol restores all lost lives.

Alternate Titles

  • "Conan" -- NES title

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User Reviews

Let me tell you of the days of low adventure... NES MusicFreakPL (242)

The Press Says

Amiga Action Amiga Apr, 1992 96 out of 100 96
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 Jan, 1990 925 out of 1000 92
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Apr, 1992 10 out of 12 83
Tilt Amstrad CPC Mar, 1990 14 out of 20 70
Amiga Joker Amiga Apr, 1992 69 out of 100 69
Amiga Power Amiga Jun, 1992 67 out of 100 67
Amiga Games Amiga CD32 Oct, 1994 59 out of 100 59
Amiga Format Amiga Aug, 1992 58 out of 100 58
Amiga Joker Amiga CD32 Jul, 1994 48 out of 100 48
High Score Amiga CD32 Sep, 1994 2 out of 5 40

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Trivia

Sequel

Advertising, as well as the ending sequence of the Amiga version (and possibly others) suggest a sequel was planned, titled Dawn of Steel.
Contributed to by EboMike (3009), B.L. Stryker (20706), Kabushi (121656) and Atom Ant (776)